Blender foundation and its developers have just released a new version ( 2.64 ) which brings many improvements and patches from the past version.

This release improved on motion tracking using planer tracker, full VFS pipeline, and an easier green screen keying. A new tile based composing system was also added.

This post will show you how to install / upgrade to Blender 2.64 in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin


  • Install / Upgrade to Blender 2.64 in Ubuntu 12.04
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to add its PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:irie/blender




Finally, run the commands below to update your system as well as install Blender

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install blender